Fonds F 4669 - North Hastings Teachers' Institute fonds

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North Hastings Teachers' Institute fonds

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CA ON00009 F 4669

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  • 1910-1970 (Creation)

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Extent2 volumes of textual records

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The North Hastings Teachers' Institute was formed in the late nineteenth century as a means of providing a forum for teachers to discuss professional issues in the area surrounding Bancroft, Ontario, until it was eliminated with the passage of the Education Act of 1974.

Custodial history

Donor purchased volumes from a fine books dealer at St. Lawrence Market, Toronto.

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Fonds consists of two minute books created by the North Hastings Teachers' Institute.

The minute books provide detailed information pertaining to curriculum development. The minutes also document discussions relating to various teachers' experiences such as dealing with behavioural problems and teaching in one room school houses.

Fonds also consists of newspaper clippings, a programme for the 1928 convention, a programme for the 1929 convention, and account details of expenses.

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Volumes were donated to the Archives of Ontario in June, 2014.


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Copyright status is unknown.

There are no restrictions on reproduction for research and private study. If you wish to use other than for research and private study any of this material, submit a Request for Permission to Publish, Exhibit or Broadcast Form.

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For a more detailed description, use this link to the Archives of Ontario's descriptive database:

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There are related records from other Teachers' Institutes in RG 2-328: Teachers' Institutes meeting records.

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